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How to have a healthy spine

Back pain is one of the most common reasons that Americans call in sick to work, with total costs in the United States exceeding...
Common painkillers could harm your heart and kidney health

Common painkillers could harm your heart and kidney health

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, are commonly used as inflammation blockers worldwide. However, a recent study showed these painkillers have serious side effects that create...
Scientists discover a powerful potential pain killer

Scientists discover a powerful potential pain killer

In a recent study, researchers from The University of Texas at Austin have discovered a powerful pain reliever that acts on a pain pathway...
What you can do about painful joints

What you can do about painful joints

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. There are over 100 types of arthritis. While their symptoms can be similar, their underlying causes vary. Osteoarthritis is...
Back pain

Back pain: we’re treating it all wrong

Imagine a medical condition that becomes worse the more it's treated – let’s call it Malady X. Millions are spent on expensive therapies, on surgery,...
How a massage can help cure back pain

How a massage can help cure back pain

We've all been there: Your back is aching from sitting in front of a computer all day or perhaps you pulled a muscle during...
These 6 things could cause neuropathy

These 6 things could cause neuropathy

Neuropathy is a disease of one or more peripheral nerves that causes numbness, pain and weakness. It is the second most common neurological condition after...
Back pain a big health risk for older women

Back pain a big health risk for older women

In a new study, researchers at Boston Medical Center found that frequent, persistent back pain is linked to earlier death in a study of...
How back pain changes over time

How back pain changes over time

Back pain is among the most frequently reported health problems in the world. In a new study, researchers examine patterns in back pain over time...
The more pain you expect, the more you feel, study finds

The more pain you expect, the more you feel, study finds

Expect a shot to hurt and it probably will, even if the needle poke isn’t really so painful. Brace for a second shot and you’ll...

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